In the Oct. 12 story about Blue Rider Prods., the screenwriter of the 1988 release "Night of the Demons" was incorrectly identified. Joe Augustyn penned the screenplay and produced the pic. Norris…
More than 130 industry people, including many past and present Daily Variety "muggs," were on hand Monday night at the Sportsmen's Lodge with accolades and a few roasting remarks to honor the paper's…
NSB Corp., the former Hemdale Film Corp., has been given yet another brief extension on its payout to angry creditors. NSB was supposed to either pay off creditors or convert the involuntary Chapter…
In the aftermath of the dissolution of their 4-year-old partnership in the soon-to-be-defunct InterTalent Agency, Judy Hofflund, J.J. Harris and David Schiff have cut a deal to join United Talent…
The Samuel Goldwyn Co.'s Christmas release "Peter's Friends" opened ShowEast 1992 to applause and generous laughter from exhibitors in attendance yesterday at the kick-off of the confab overlooking…
CBS has given a back-nine episode order to "Bob," the new Bob Newhart sitcom from Paramount Network TV, making it the first new series officially picked up by the network for a full 22 episodes.
ONE THING'S FOR CERTAIN: If Sunday's debate was a prototype for a prime time series, the Disneys and Lorimars of the world wouldn't line up to sign deals with George Bush or Bill Clinton.
Lorne Michaels, who created "Saturday Night Live" and recently produced Paramount's hitcomedy "Wayne's World," has extended his exclusive motion picture deal with the studio.
The Rank Organisation, the United Kingdom's leading leisure and entertainment conglom, reportedly is scouting buyers for its Odeon cinema circuit, Pinewood Studios and film distribution arm RFD.
Australian rock manager-turned-film producer Lance Reynolds has launched three features, including a pic in development with David Bowie about the life of Austrian physician Franz Mesmer.
Home Shopping Network Inc., the country's leading electronic retailer, rebounded into financial health in fiscal 1992, with its earnings moving back into the black and restoring its balance sheet.